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Jila Malek - Child Development

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"I've come to the frightening conclusion that I am the decisive element in the classroom. It is my personal approach that creates the climate. It is my daily mood that creates the weather. As a teacher, I possess a tremendous power to make a child's life miserable, or joyous. I can be a tool of torture or an instrument of inspiration." - Haim Ginott, Teacher, Author

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Jila Malek

Part-Time Child Development Office
Thursdays 5:30-6:20pm


Course Syllabi


Adolescent Development
Ed.D. Alliant International University, 2017; M.Ed., Notre Dame de Namur University, 2009; B.A. Liberal Studies, Notre Dame de Namur University, 2006
I've taught middle school Language Arts, Math, and Science between 2007-present, and have enjoyed every minute of it!  I've also worked with adolescent kids through my coaching and high school teaching experience.  Meanwhile, I've been coaching volleyball for grades 6-12.  Currently, I'm assisting the women's volleyball team at De Anza College. I have a passion for teaching, mentoring and coaching.

I'm a big fan of teaching my students the course material; while relating it to real life scenarios. We go to school to make a bigger impact in our society, not simply to learn the course content.

Come experience my love of teaching in my child development classes offered here at De Anza College.

Ed.D. in Educational Leadership & Management
M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction
B.A. Liberal Studies (Cum Laude)
Winter 2018
CRN Course Title
00327 C D -060.-61 Exceptional Children
Spring 2018
No classes found for Spring 2018.

Syllabi are in downloadable Adobe PDF icon PDFs. Check with instructor if there is no syllabi listed or for most current term information.

email icon Email: Jila Malek
phone icon Phone: 408.864.8999 X. 3689

Child Development

Last Updated: 12/4/17